VIU basketball plays U.S. team

NANAIMO – The VIU Mariners men’s basketball team faces the Eastern Oregon Mountaineers on Friday and Saturday (Oct. 16-17)

The VIU Mariners men’s basketball team will try to step its game up a level this week.

The squad faces the Eastern Oregon Mountaineers of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics on Friday and Saturday (Oct. 16-17) at the Vancouver Island University gym.

Friday’s game is a 7 p.m. tipoff and Saturday’s rematch is at noon.